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CBS
Feb 24, 2013 6:30am EST
expenditures. they're not dealing with the biggest, healthcare. it was left out. >> why, because that is -- that is obama's sacred cow? >> well, he's got a few sacred cows, but that's one of them. >> eleanor. >> first of all 178 republicans voted for sequester. john boehner said he was very happy. he got 91% of what he wanted. the impasse here is that the republicans don't want to give anything in new revenue, and the public is with the president, that you can't have a deal which only relies on spending cuts when you have an economy where the recovery is fragile. it's the last thing we should be doing. and in terms of healthcare, "time" magazine has a terrific cover this week about medical bills, and, you know, the president doesn't have control over all of those things, and the big hero in the "time" magazine cover story is medicare, which is actually doing a very good job in controlling healthcare spendingyet more sequester grief. >> the u.s. travel association and congressional staff aids concur that with the budget sequester, one hour will be added to security wait at the nat
SFGTV
Feb 20, 2013 1:30pm PST
demonstrating excellence, innovation and access and, quality of healthcare since the beginning. the foundation's sole mission is to improve the care and comfort of patients at the general. that mission continues today. and as we expand into the recognition of world renown research and training excellence, that takes place in the hospital's campus each day, the hospital is the hub of cutting edge medical research and is the training, real of meeting for tomorrow's healthcare providers the union bank support of the foundation we are working to secure the future of healthcare in our communities. i'm proud to introduce the final award des who are prime examples of quality, excellence and leadership, and we see in the hospital each and everyday. with 22 years of combined experience at the general, oncology resource workers carolyn land and rashel oakland help canner patient and their families cope with this debill at a timing distance with grace and compassion. years of navigating the patient population of the complex system of coverage and healthcare these women work to meet each indivi
SFGTV2
Feb 23, 2013 1:30pm PST
francisco is $4.4 million unfunded healthcare costs for the employees of san francisco and we have to make those right so that they don't come back and hurt us and so these kind of fiscal things it's not because we are lucky i think it's because we have made smart division and is we have to continue that process of making smart decisions and we have to continue creating public/private partnerships and not run the government the way we used to run it and try to have good government cover and everything that is why it's important to have the business community get us good jobs and invest in education all of these things are going to help us be more successful and so focus more on that and try to keep my colleagues on the board of supervisors saying this is the smartest thing do and if we have money let's make a good investment of it. >> okay let's talk a bit about economic develop as it has been frontally mentioned here today we have the -- pleasure of hosting government rick perry recently for i think -- public blissity stunt but on a more serious level there has been a definite inc
FOX News
Feb 21, 2013 3:00pm PST
announced he will implement one part of the law. major expansion of medicaid healthcare for the poor saying there are two options. >> have floridians paid a fund, this program and other states while denying healthcare to our citizens. or using federal funding to help some of the poor states with the medicaid program. >> the obama administration counting on an expansion of medicaid to increase those who insurance made terms attractive. >> while the federal government is committed to paying $100 of the cost -- 100% of the cost i cannot deny floridaps that need access to healthcare. >> but scott's medicaid proposal to a skeptical legislature would only last three years because that's how long the federal government will pick up 100% of the cost. the governor got encouragement from the florida hospitals which must treat the poor even if they don't have insurance what is called uncompensated care. so hospitals have everything to gape. >> they presume that it was going to bring new customers, a lot of new lower income customers who will have insurance instead of being uninsured. so the sta
PBS
Feb 18, 2013 5:30pm EST
foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu. newman's own foundation. >> united healthcare, union bank, and fidelity investments. >> your personal economy is made up of the things that matter most, including your career. as those things change, fidelity can help you adjust your retirement plan, rethink how you are invested, and refocus as your career moves forward. wherever you are, a fidelity ira has a wide array of choices that can fit your personal economy. fidelity investments, turn here. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to know your business. offering specialized solutions in the capital to help you meet your growth objectives. we offer expertise and tailored solutions for small businesses and major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news america." "bbc world news america." i am reporting from washington. celebrations on the street of venezuela of welcome president hugo chavez home. questions about his health remains. david cameron and travels to india to drum up business. in the sky is the limit tonight's big dream series. jessi
MSNBC
Feb 19, 2013 9:00am EST
dollars comes from savings from a detailed list of reforms to healthcare programs. another 600 billion dollars comes from new revenue/taxes. the remaining $2.1 trillion coming from a mandatory spending cuts, and other changes like adopting the so-called chain cpi, cost of living increases, a measure of inflation which the president had been open to but other democrats oppose. we're going to get more details on that from simpsons and bowles in a few minutes. when you quickly look at it, it's 3-1 cuts to taxes, probably a little more like what the president's talking versus what congressional republicans say they would do now when no more taxes are on the table. it is crucial to create the illusion of a distinction between anything the president is proposing and a bill they support. florida senator marco rubio's description as dead on arrival may be just what's needed to ensure its survival. follow me here. what the white house and rubio's proposal support, an expedited pathway for students brought to the u.s. illegally as children, and both say undocumented immigrants should sub
PBS
Feb 20, 2013 5:30pm EST
foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu. newman's own foundation. united healthcare. union bank. and fidelity investments. >> your personal economy is made up of the things that matter most, including your career. and as those things change, fidelity can help you readjust your retirement plan, rethink how you are invested, and refocus as your career moves forward. wherever you are today, a fidelity ira has a wide range of investment choices that can fit your personal economy. fidelity investments, turn here. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to know your business. offering specialized solutions in the capital to help you meet your growth objectives. we offer expertise and tailored solutions for small businesses and major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now "bbc world news." >> this is bbc world news america. pastorius is back in court, listening to what witnesses had to say the night his girlfriend was shot dead. rebel fighters battle against the assad regime. >> if they take this not only will it be a strategic deterrent but also symbolically. >
SFGTV2
Feb 23, 2013 12:00pm PST
continenta and this is the quality healthcare in the nation for being the best place to work and receive healthcare and certainly a leader in technology and healthcare as well and case veer certainly helps our entire community thrive and then one s f which, is out of the organizing committee and one s f and i hope you take time to get very familiar with what this organization is doing for san francisco and how you can utilize this organization to become a part of the american's cup experience. one s f is mobilizing san francisco's corporation and is citizens behind the many many community and legacy benefits of the america's cup and there are many. cruise ship terminal infrastructure projects and so when you become a one s f partner you will drive that local effort and help provide the funding support and there are so many exciting ways you can become aligned with the cup this exciting year and so one s f of the america's cup organizing committee and really the mayor will say more about that and robert half international i have to thank them for helping me find my great business manager
FOX News
Feb 15, 2013 6:00pm PST
the healthcare system. we are with a group of voters tonight that dayaled his speech and do they think he might have a spot sometime in the future at the white house? that lies ahead. with we welcome the author of "america the beautiful," dr. ben carson. welcome. >> thank you. >> doctor, you have gone viral. maybe not something you predicted in your life? >> yeah. usually in medicine when we think of viruses it's not a good thing. but this one turned out to be very good because i have been just overwhelmed by the responses. so many p are just overjoyed to hear some common sense." and i don't think that i put forth anything that is that intellectual challenging, it's just it's so much better than what we are hearing from washington. but it seems like a great revelation. you know, the important thing i think is to begin the dialogue. you know, some people say, you know, you can't say something like that in front of the president. when did this become a monarchy? we are the people. president works for us. you know, we need to remember that. this is a country that is for of and by th
KICU
Feb 20, 2013 4:00am PST
healthcare and national security and with all the jobs that depend on them, or would they rather put hundreds of thousands of jobs and our entire economy at risk just to protect a few special interest tax loopholes that benefit only the wealthiest individuals and corporations? that's the choice." the sequester - $1.2 trillion in deficit reductions - was supposed to be an incentive for a supercommittee of lawmakers to come up with a different deficit reduction plan. with time running out, cuts would affect the pentagon and other departments, although some would argue that it coincides with a military drawdown in afghanistan. congress is investigating a $100-million shortfall in the department of labor's job corps program. that program helps low-income youth with job training and placement, and was founded by president lyndon johnson. the program is currently suspending enrollment for at least the next five months. the department of labor says it attempted to reduce operating costs, but the savings were not enough. the department tells us: 'job corps is conducting an exhaustive review of its cu
WHUT
Feb 18, 2013 7:00am EST
. newman's own foundation. union bank. fidelity investments. and united healthcare. >> with united healthcare, i got help with my life, connection to doctors, and an estimate on the cost so that i would never miss a beat. >> 78,000 people looking out for 70 million americans. health in numbers. that is united healthcare. >> your personal economy is made up of the things that matter most, including your career. as those things change, fidelity can help you readjust your retirement plan, rethink how you are invested, and refocus as your career moves forward. wherever you are today, a fidelity ira has a wide range of investment choices that can fit your personal economy. fidelity investments, turn here.
SFGTV2
Feb 22, 2013 11:00pm PST
advocate for healthcare access through such programs as healthy san francisco. so please join me in welcome can mayor edwin, lee. . >> thank you crystal and may i give you your value tine. >>> thank you. >> mayor khan, made in san francisco ... all right, good morning everyone. okay. i'll try not to isn't that correcty. and i isn't that correct isn't that correct key. and [spelling?] and so i want to thank all of you for being in san francisco and webcore and others who have been such a great part of the success in this city and i want to thank my great friend mayor khan for coming over here and later on, later this year we are going to be traveling over the new span of the bay bridge and joining each other with governor brown as we celebrate in september with largest construction project in the history of the bay area and we talked about it last year when we were thinking about how to celebrate this bridge crossing and we made some cultural connections. and something about our ancestors helping to build the railroads here in the 1800 and is now two chinese americas mayors of our country co
PBS
Feb 18, 2013 4:00pm PST
, and honolulu. newman's own foundation. union bank. fidelity investments. >> and united healthcare. >> music is the universal language. when i was an accident, i was worried that the health-care system spoke a language all of the sun. with united healthcare, i got help with my life, some connection to doctors, and a total estimate of what my family costs. i never missed a beat. >> we are 70,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that is strength in numbers, united healthcare. >> your personal economy is made up of the things that matter most, including your career. as those things change, fidelity can help you readjust your retirement plan, rethink how you are invested, and refocus as your career moves forward. wherever you are today, a fidelity ira has a wide range of investment choices that can fit your personal economy. fidelity investments, turn here. fidelity investments, turn here. - (yawning): hi, neighbor. today i'm going to get ready for school. and tonight we can pretend to be superheroes before bed! i'm excited to be with you all day. and i'll be righ
CSPAN
Feb 16, 2013 6:20pm EST
our way to prosperity. i propose a balanced approach to bring down the cost of healthcare and getting rid of tax lee pulls -- tax loopholes. we should pursue bipartisan comprehensive tax reform that encourages job creation and helps bring down the deficit. we know what we need to do. the steps are common sense. it will help grow our economy and strengthen our middle class. in the coming weeks and months, our work will not be easy. but america only moves forward when we do so together. when we accept our obligation to one another and to the future generations. that is the american story. that is how we will write the next great chapter together. thank you. have a great weekend. >> hello. it is my honor to represent alabama's second district. as you might know, a series of across-the-board military spending cuts known as the sequester is going into affect in less than two weeks. in his state of the union and just, president obama admitted that these cuts were a bad idea. he failed to mention that the sequester was his idea. his administration during the debt negotiation in 2011.
PBS
Feb 20, 2013 4:00pm PST
. union bank. and united healthcare. >> your personal economy is made up of the things that matter most, including your career. and as those things change, fidelity can help you readjust your retirement plan, rethink how you are invested, and refocus as your career moves forward. wherever you are today, a fidelity ira has a wide range of investment choices that can fit your personal economy. fidelity investments, turn here. >> music is a universal language. but when i was in an accident, i was worried the health care system spoke a language all its own. with united healthcare, i got help that fit my life. information on my phone, connection to doctors who get where i am from, and tools to estimate what my care may cost so i never miss a beat. >> we are more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that is health in numbers. united healthcare. >> "bbc world news" was presented by kcet los angeles. presented by kcet los angeles. - hi, neighbor! you're invited to a show at my school. i'm excited for you to see what i can do. and then, we're going on a leaf wa
ABC
Feb 24, 2013 9:30am EST
challengesacing the healthcare indtry, providers, and mor hospital etty joining us today is kennetethamet, president and ceo of medstar health, in charge of managing 10 hospipitals, tens o of thousands of physicians and serving 500,000 paties for your. welcomeo "washingtoton busisiness report." >> nice to be here. >>>> i love reading your background. u went to old dominion to study medicine but it was running the concession stand and organizing your fraternity brothers made you realize yo really h have a a feel f for bususiness, so you pivoted and now you are on the business side of health care. what are the biggest challenges you're facing right now? >> contitinuing to provide the highest quality and safety to residents across the region. and to d do that and a set of very changing health-carere policy times. with more and more changes to economics -- challenges to economics.s. but stilill very much h focused on what we do at the point of f care for every individual who comes to us for care.e. >> youou were with their original company that ler evolves. you stayed the old-fashioned road a
MSNBC
Feb 22, 2013 4:00pm PST
healthcare. we will support a three-year expanse to the medicaid program under the new healthcare law. even though i believe that the right approach is different from the president's approach, we have a supreme court decision and we have an election that says this is the law of the land. >> welcome back to "hardball." this is a new tune for florida governor rick scott could be whistling. he was the leader of the republican pack of governors who vowed to reject the president's healthcare plan at all cost. here is governor rick scott less than a year ago following the supreme court decision that said healthcare reform was constitutional. >> this is going to be devastating for patients, devastating for taxpayers. the biggest job killer ever. we're not going to implement obama care in florida, we aren't going to expand medicaid because we aren't going to do the right thing. what this does is raise the cost of healthcare for all floridians. it just doesn't work. >> also during governor scott's tenure he pushed the disenfranchise some of his state's voters by limiting early voting thanks to
FOX News
Feb 21, 2013 1:00pm PST
healthcare law -- ready do raise hell? and spider-man, good luck getting out of this web. universe about to drop health insurance for shorttimers. she saw this coming. she predicted it on this show. you folks just keep merrily wandering by. betsy? >> it's a sad story. >> they can't afford it. >> and the reason is thistle the law says that employers with 50 or more fulltime works have to provide the government mandated essential benefit package. that add 1.9 an hour the cost of a fulltime worker. but the law doesn't say you have to provide it for parttime worked and universal in the past has provided very modestly priced minimum minimum mid -- mini-met plans but enough that's against the law. >> neil: i heard that and then i remembered the president said -- you remember this famous promise. listen to this. >> if you like your healthcare plan, you can keep your healthcare plan. if your like your doctor, like your plan, you can keep your doctor and keep your plan, if your loculare healthcare plan, you'll be able to keep your health care plan, period. no one will take it away. no matte
MSNBC
Feb 21, 2013 6:00am PST
. finally, the other big political story today has to do with healthcare. florida governor rick scott has announced he will expand medicaid under president obama's healthcare law. scott becomes the seventh healthcare governor and the fifth running for re-election in 2014 to accept the expansion. basically you could look at it that just about any blue governor in a state that obama carried seems to be finding a way to compromise on healthcare and that includes scott, even before he was thought of as a candidate in any state, he put his opposition to healthcare and he made it the center of his 2010 campaign. >> so i bet you're wondering, where have i seen that handsome bald guy before, right? it was here, when i was a leading critic of the obama health plan. he asked for it. he thinks more government is all the the answer. >> not surprisingly conservatives land blasted scott's decision. quote, today he came out in the medicaid expansion he vowed to oppose. at every level of government, it is too easy to spend other people's money. when politicians feel they must do to get re-elected instead
SFGTV2
Feb 22, 2013 10:30pm PST
had a shout out about healthcare and we have got i know highland hospitals here and kaiser is here is children's hospital is about to with uc s f and that is an important trend because as we grow as a region if we no longer -- although we will have to debate about certain teams it's something that is not necessarily drab for oakland and oakland is not something that should necessarily be bad for san francisco because in the rest of the world they call us the golden triangle and san francisco is a financial strength with oakland at the -- which, is they see us as a region and they come to look at investing in our area, they pretty much make a round and they don't just go to oakland they look at us and see us as a region. so healthcare, main strength of the kaiser is [inaudible/incomprehensible] to be an ensator in healthcare and that is one of the characteristic traits in oakland and we have had this year, after a decade, finally you launched the oakland -- in the worth of oakland by a point over there and our interim director debra allen is here all right -- and that is a major eco
CSPAN
Feb 23, 2013 6:00am EST
governments can also then choose to ask people to pay for things like their healthcare competitions -- contributions. much less than what the average non-public-sector employee is paying in the state of wisconsin. we have that for the public sector. we do not need to be that competitive -- our competition, michigan and indiana where they passed a year ago, we have illinois and minnesota. we are not going down that path . illinois raised taxes. minnesota in -- proposed a tax increase. i am cutting taxes. >> the governor before you talked about the issue of guns, gun control is been a hot topic. you have a state with a hunting tradition, you have democrats in your state who are program as well as republicans. is there any common ground of the gun issue here in the months ahead? >> if you look at the tragedies in connecticut, wisconsin, colorado, -- there are two in my state. what is the common denominator? similar to a month or so ago when we had someone come to our state capital looking for me with a backpack full of molotov talk tales. people who had chronic, severe cases of mental
SFGTV
Feb 20, 2013 1:00pm PST
patients and their families and make sure that the continuity of healthcare extends from the doctors all the way to the families and those have carol lamb and rachel or kin and thank you very much for our your heroism today. >> (applause) . >> not only do we have a world-class trauma center we will continue having that, we have got a new hospital on the way. the biggest general obligation bond we have ever had but i am so proud of it and we will all be so proud of this wonderful hospital and the fact that it continues to be linked to the fantastic research doctors and medical staff of uc s f, that is a great combination that very few cities have across this country. this hospital, creates 3,000 jobs in it's rebuild. thirty% are san francisco residents that is 500 san francisco residents working with their hands to build the brand new hospital for our future generations. they have done it right. it's on time, $63 million to local businesses as a result of the construction of this hospital. so i'm looking forward in 2015 to join all of you in opening this hospital, making sure we are d
SFGTV
Feb 24, 2013 8:00am PST
intersect with the san francisco healthcare security ordinance? and you know, how are businesses going to comply and how does that effect businesses complying with the healthcare security ordinance? so, more to come on that. and then i just wanted to let you know that the wage tax force we, the february meeting we will be taking a look at businesses and what businesses do encure in terms of what, around hiring an employee, everything from having to provide workers comp to filling out i9 forms. what are all of the state, federal, and local requirements, of the business, needs to go through to hire an individual and so we are going to be providing that presentation to the wage theft task force. and then, just a quick announcement. we just got an invite today from the contract monitoring division. and maria cordero is the director from the contract monitoring division and they are having an open house on february 19th, next week. and if you are interested in attending. >> so that concludes my report for tonight. >> and i will send that invitation to all of you in the morning. >> wha
CSPAN
Feb 23, 2013 9:15pm EST
healthcare system strives to explain and care, we believe walgreens is in a position to help. if you have been in some of our newly renovated stores, i'll believe see that we are not the old drugstore anymore. we are trying to be and becoming a leading healthcare provider to communities in your states across the country. we have more than a dozen stores -- 8000 stores. we have 70,000 healthcare service providers that we believe are on the frontline of healthcare. that includes more than 26,000 pharmacists whose time we are freeing up to allow them to spend more time providing services. we know that if people take their medications properly, we can avoid billions of dollars in medical related costs. we have also certified all of our pharmacist to be able to provide immunizations and vaccinations. we are now the second largest provider of immunizations to the us government. we handle over 350 nine scrapped it and there is -- nurse tactician there's -- nurse prac tioners. we have over 400 health and fitness centers on the campuses of large employers where we help them lower our healthcare co
SFGTV2
Feb 17, 2013 10:30pm PST
healthcare system to the extraordinary standards of excellence it once enjoyed. over my shoulder here you can see the u.s. capitol building. in that building 535 elected representatives from every corner of america come together to debate the issues of the day. they are men and women from every religious, ethnic and family background. i look forward to watching libya develop equally strong institutions of government. education and healthcare are just two of the many areas where i see opportunities for close partnership between the united states and libya. i look forward to exploring those as we work together to build a free democratic prosperous libya. see you soon. >>> good afternoon, everyone. i'm an san francisco mayor ed lee. i want to welcome you from the bay area, from all over the country to san francisco's city hall. today we honor and celebrate ambassador john christopher stevens in this civic celebration of his life. i thank the stevens family for hosting this celebration here. amongst his many friends, his family, his colleagues from around the world who continue to reremem
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